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13 July 2018

Acquisition adds extra POW to Clearly Drinks

Clearly Drinks, the NorthEdge-backed soft drinks manufacturing company, has completed the acquisition of the IP and distribution rights for the Powerful Water Company (“POW”). This follows a year of double-digit growth in which Clearly Drinks increased headcount to over 100 people and secured a contract with a major supermarket.  

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9 July 2018

NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP hits £120m hard cap

NorthEdge Capital has announced the close of NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP (“SME Fund I”, “the Fund”) at its £120 million hard cap. The Fund was raised from existing investors and enables the firm to broaden its ability to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities in the U.K. regional lower mid-market.

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25 June 2018

Future acquires Colt Industrial Services assets

Future Industrial Services, the NorthEdge Capital-backed environmental and industrial services specialist, has completed the acquisition of Colt Industrial Services’ assets from Augean PLC, in a deal valued at £1m.

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5 June 2018

NorthEdge tees up for charity golf day

On Thursday June 8th, NorthEdge, in association with The Belfield Group will be hosting a charity Golf Day at The Wilmslow Golf Club in aid of Maggie’s.

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30 May 2018

Direct Healthcare Group acquires Qbitus Products

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), the NorthEdge Capital-backed manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qbitus Products.

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29 May 2018

NorthEdge backs MBO of engineering specialist

NorthEdge Capital has supported the MBO of engineering tooling supplier Cutwel Limited, backing the existing management team led by Adam Gillard, Graham Short and Shaunie Mangham.

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18 May 2018

NorthEdge announces senior hires as 2018 deal values reach £160m

NorthEdge announces the appointments of two new Portfolio Directors following an active start to 2018 in which the firm has completed five transactions at a combined value of £160m.

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25 April 2018

NorthEdge backs £40m turnover fleet management specialist

NorthEdge Capital has supported the MBO of Prohire, a specialist provider of commercial fleet management solutions, backing the existing management team led by Managing Director Dave Barlow.

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12 March 2018

Cloud specialist eyes international expansion and further growth following NorthEdge investment

NorthEdge Capital has invested for a significant stake in cloud transformation and infrastructure specialist Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS), backing the incumbent management team led by CEO James Doggart, CSO Steve Dobson and CFO Hannah Liptrott.

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5 March 2018

NorthEdge achieves 3.1x return on sale of UK’s largest Apple reseller

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of Jigsaw24, a leading provider of IT solutions to the corporate, creative and education sectors, to private equity firm Alcuin Capital Partners.

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28 February 2018

NorthEdge Capital gears up for growth from No 1.

NorthEdge Capital is targeting an ambitious growth plan after announcing its move to No.1 Spinningfields and two new appointments following a period of sustained expansion across the North of England and the Midlands.

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13 February 2018

Platinum targets continued global expansion with NorthEdge backing

NorthEdge Capital has invested in stairlift designer and manufacturer Platinum Stairlifts, backing the existing management team led by Founder, Tim Frear. 

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5 February 2018

East Coast Concepts dines out on Christmas sales uplift

A record Christmas trading period has boosted sales at restaurant and bar group East Coast Concepts, which runs vibrant dining concepts Neighbourhood and Victor’s.

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2 February 2018

NorthEdge exits DW3 in £70m deal

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of DW3 Products Holding Limited (“DW3”), a leading UK provider of high quality premium door solutions and window systems to Masonite International Corporation (NYSE: DOOR), a global designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors.

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23 January 2018

Antarctic trek raises £18,000 for children’s charity

On Monday 18th December 2017, George Potts embarked on the ultimate journey to the southernmost point on Earth for the “last degree” challenge in aid of Rainbows4Children.

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27 October 2017

NorthEdge scoops hat-trick of North West Dealmakers awards

NorthEdge Capital starred at this year’s North West Dealmakers Awards, picking up three awards including Young Dealmaker of the Year, Private Equity House of the Year, and Deal of the Year.

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12 September 2017

NorthEdge evolves with senior team appointments

NorthEdge Capital has made a number of key promotions as the senior team expands, with Founding Partner Dan Wright leaving the firm to pursue other interests, including studying for a masters in International Relations at the University of Manchester.

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4 September 2017

Computer vision specialist Cubic Motion targets global expansion with NorthEdge backing

NorthEdge Capital has made a significant investment in Cubic Motion, the award-winning creator of advanced computer vision for digital entertainment.

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29 August 2017

Revenues jump 13% at private equity-backed luxury holiday firm

The Inspiring Travel Company, a maker of bespoke luxury holidays, has boosted revenues by 13 per cent during a year of robust growth.

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21 August 2017

NorthEdge backs Bridge Farm Nurseries MBO in first Midlands deal

NorthEdge Capital has invested in Bridge Farm Nurseries (“Bridge Farm”), the market-leading producer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs in the UK, backing a management buyout from its family shareholders. It is the first deal for its recently opened NorthEdge Midlands office.

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16 June 2017

NorthEdge Capital in double Award win

NorthEdge Capital has won Private Equity Team of the Year and Public Markets Deal of the Year at the 2017 North West Rainmaker Awards, held on 15 June 2017.

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29 May 2017

Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group (“DHG”) has announced its second bolt-on in 12 months after acquiring Kirton Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist seating products, from NVM Private Equity.

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26 April 2017

NorthEdge backs £24m turnover MBO from Irish PLC

NorthEdge Capital has invested in environmental and industrial services specialist Future Industrial Services (FIS), backing the management buy-out from its Irish listed parent company, One51 PLC, at an equity value of £16m.

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18 April 2017

NorthEdge exits Utiligroup Ltd to Energy Services Group LLC

NorthEdge Capital has sold energy technology provider Utiligroup to Energy Services Group (ESG), a leading provider of technology solutions to the retail energy and utility industries, for an undisclosed sum.

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13 April 2017

NorthEdge achieves 2.5x return on Fine Industries sale

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of its chemicals’ manufacturer Fine Industries Limited to Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology Company Limited (Lianhetech).

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